Postdoc position: Fungal Fermentation for production of multifunctional fungal biomass 879 views

The Faculty of Science and Technology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has a vacant two year Postdoctoral position related to the development of fungal fermentation processes for valorizing different forestry, agricultural and food rest materials and by-products and production of multifunctional fungal biomass.

About the project:
  • How to formulate fermentation substrate from the selected food supply chain by-products;
  • What are the optimal process parameters for the production of the multifunctional fungal biomass;
  • How to monitor biomass production by vibrational spectroscopy;


  • Applicant must hold Master in Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Chemical Engineering and PhD in Biotechnology / Microbiology / Food Science / Biochemistry.
  • Fluent English both written and oral
  • Experience in working with yeasts
  • Experience in working with bioreactors, being independent in performing fungal fermentations
  • Experience in working with filamentous fungi
  • Experience with lipid extraction and lipid analysis by GC-FID
  • Experience with beta-glucan extraction and analysis
  • Experience with infrared spectroscopy or infrared imaging
  • Some knowledge in multivariate data analysis

How to apply:

  • Apply online
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas

Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering

Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15.06.2020

Company Information
  • Total Jobs 51 Jobs
  • Address Norway
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